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... BUT the first four weeks or so of this procedure is ROUGH!! ... (3 replies)
... walking during the second week, and once I had the xrays, I got the go ahead to heel walk for as long as I could cope. I have been told to heel walk for another four weeks. ... (2 replies)
... Sounds like we had the same "stuff" done to us. I just got back from the doctor and had my second cast put on. My foot was somewhat swollen and still has a small bump where my bunion was. But, considering how huge it was to begin with, I am happy with the looks. ... (5 replies)

... boot with crutches for four weeks and go back tomorrow to see what's next. Most likely surgical shoe. I took two weeks off of work and have a sitting job so when I went back, kept it elevated as much as possible. Found I really had to with the swelling. ... (7 replies)
... don't hear of many having it. I had it on both ankles, one in November and one in mid May. I was in a cast for two weeks, walking boot for four weeks and then a lace up brace with all kinds of straps for six weeks. ... (37 replies)
... What kind of cast did you get? ... (19 replies)
... I don't really know the specifics of my surgery or the terms used but I broke my foot 28 years ago at age 23. It healed after some weeks and I was back to normal. ... (4 replies)
... Hi! I am a relatively fit and active 67 year old and had foot surgery eleven weeks ago for a severe bunion and three hammer toes on my left foot. My surgeon is a well respected specialist with 38 years experience who has a conservative approach. ... (8 replies)
... First bunion surgery was on both feet at once during early December. ... (2 replies)
... Like others on the list, I am a teacher in my 50's and also have concerns about returning to school. I had bunion surgery, hammer toe fixed and my Achilles tendon released 5 weeks ago today. ... (70 replies)
... I had a hard cast. It was open at the bottom and lets the tips of the toes show, and goes just up to the knee. The cast is changed after the first week, the second week, the fourth week, and is removed after the sixth week if fusion of the midfoot takes place. ... (19 replies)
... this procedure. You are correct in that a cut is made in the bones closer to the ankle and two pins are inserted down from the top of the foot. There is about a four inch incision on the top of the foot going from the big toe to near the ankle. ... (19 replies)
... My case isn't as bad as your's sounds, but I can sort of relate. I had my first bunion surgery on January 9th, thinking that I would be NWB for four weeks and then start getting back to normal. It didn't work that way though. ... (8 replies)
... it really did help, I think I was quite advanced in my ability to manually flex my toe. The bone is pretty much fused during the sixth week and over the next two weeks it becomes stronger. ... (240 replies)
... Unless your doctor says you need to be in a cast or walking boot, you should not need a wheelchair unless you want it for getting around outside. ... (7 replies)
... I had both procedures done as my bunion was severe. ... (5 replies)
... degree bunion to first a podiatrist to check it out and then to an orthopedic surgeon I trusted. And I had my bunion corrected this past Tuesday. Thank you to everyone who has posted in the past. I am one of the very lucky ones and am healing without a lot of pain. ... (0 replies)
... with it completely shaved and repositioned with an absorbable screw. Also had my tailor bunion shaved. I took pain meds every 4 hours from Friday til Monday and stopped. ... (30 replies)
... re story with my right foot and ankle. In August 2003 I had a Brostrom repair on my ankle and decided that since I was going to be out of commission to have the bunion on that foot corrected as well. ... (6 replies)
... whenever I walk for four weeks and then a special blue shoe to protect the toes after that. My doc said this is pretty standard for all tailor's surgeries. ... (2 replies)


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